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It's Bike Week 2016!

It’s Bike Week 2016!
13/06/2016

Bike Week is here! The 2016 event started on 11 June and will run until 19 June, but activities will still take place through September and beyond! Bikeminded has put together a great programme of activities including: Dr Bike, fresh-pedalled smoothies, a film screening, a themed cycle ride and more. Check our full list of...

Special £5 Ticket Offer for the Cycle Revolution Exhibition

Special £5 Ticket Offer for the Cycle Revolution Exhibition
24/05/2016

The new Design Museum is about to move into our neighbourhood and looks forward to seeing you at the museum when it opens on the 24 November 2016.  To say farewell to the current location, the museum is offering residents of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea a special ticket offer for the closing...

Bikeminded Summer Programme is out

Bikeminded Summer Programme is out
16/05/2016

We are delighted to launch our summer programme  of cycling activities in the borough.     With the streets of Kensington and Chelsea as their backdrop, the themed cycle rides will weave their ways through the park spaces and hidden corners of the borough as the content unfolds.  Depending on your interest, you can choose between...

New Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 46

New Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 46
20/04/2016

The Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 46 is the newest addition to the Festival of Cycling.   Sir Bradley Wiggins has just launched the ride that has been created specifically for newer and younger cyclists to encourage them to enter their first mass participation cycling event and enjoy the freedom and camaraderie of Prudential RideLondon! It will take...

2016 Prudential RideLondon 100 for UNICEF

2016 Prudential RideLondon 100 for UNICEF
11/04/2016

Taking place on 31 July 2016, Prudential RideLondon 100 is a cycle like no other. Starting in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, the 100 miles race takes place exclusively on closed roads, weaving through the iconic streets of London and into Surrey’s stunning countryside. Sounds good, doesn’t it?   We are supporting Unicef UK to help...

Safety campaign aims to keep cyclists safe

Safety campaign aims to keep cyclists safe
05/04/2016

The Royal Borough is concerned about the number of collisions between cyclists and the opening doors of stationary vehicles.   Eleven per cent of all cyclist casualties in the Borough between 2012 and 2015 were in collision with another vehicle’s opening door. In an effort to reduce these figures the Council have launched a new...

Are you car door aware?

Are you car door aware?
19/02/2016

We will soon be rolling out a brand new poster campaign raising awareness of the dangers of car doors opening into the path of approaching cyclists.  “Car dooring” of cyclists in Great Britain rose to almost 600 reported incidents in 2011.  Between 2012 and 2015 in Kensington and Chelsea there have been 64 cyclists who have experienced unwanted...

Cycling together to the Cycle Revolution

Cycling together to the Cycle Revolution
28/01/2016

The Cycle Revolution Exhibition is on at the Design Museum until 30 June 2016. The exhibition is a celebration of the bicycle as a form of exercise, a means of transport or a way to carry goods. Bikeminded has organised an evening led ride from Hyde Park to the Design Museum to see the exhibition...